Monthly Archives: March 2015

Popcorn Brownies

You ever have one of those weeks when you realise you’re absolutely exhausted?  That’s been me this weekend – everything just has all come at once!  School stress, long working hours, wedding planning (the invitations are finally out), exercise (I’ve gotten back into attending classes in the gym as well as doing a charity 5k) […]

Underground Tube Dinner in the Basement Gallery

When Beardy Fiance and I first started dating, he thought he would impress me by taking me on his dream activity in London: walking around the Thames Barrier.  It was not exactly my ideal day activity (I was far more impressed by the places he took me for dinner.)  So from the beginning, the two […]

Fat Witch Bake Sale and Double-Chocolate Brownies

Cupcake bakeries are definitely in (and trust me, I’d know – I consider a visit to a city wasted unless I’ve checked out a good cupcake bakery.  But for some reason, brownies haven’t taken off in the same kind of way.  I think that’s a bit sad, because brownies are pretty amazing.  They’re incredibly easy […]

So Peanut Buttery Cookies

I think I have previously told you about my friend Niall.  Niall loves peanut butter.  When I was at university and everyone was mocking American candy, Niall would defend Reeses and their brilliant combination of peanut butter and chocolate – one thing Americans do well is peanut butter! I love to bake for my friends […]

Review: Founding Farmers, Washington DC

There’s definitely a lot of places I fantasise about living in (Inverness, Paris, Rome) that in reality, I would probably find a bit frustrating and difficult (serious travelling to any major cities, French bureacracy, my non-existent Italian language skills.)  But when it comes to places I would seriously love to relocate to, Washington DC is […]

Red Velvet Lover’s Cookbook and Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

I love a themed cookbook.  I think in this day and age, there’s less of a call for the basic cookbook (there’s only one classic Good Housekeeping authoritative guide to basic cooking), and more emphasis on themed cookbook which allows people who love, for example, peanut butter or avocados, have cookbooks to work on turning […]